The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 22 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.49% 1.14% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -18.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.54% 2.27% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 14
Average daily rate £428 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £481 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Halifax region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 6 (60.00%) CICS
1 6 (60.00%) zOS
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (60.00%) RACF
1 6 (60.00%) JCL
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
1 6 (60.00%) VSAM
1 6 (60.00%) ISPF
1 6 (60.00%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Intranet
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Extranet
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (10.00%) IBM

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Extranet
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ISPF
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (60.00%) VSAM
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) zOS
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) RACF
1 6 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (60.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
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